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Transatlantic Sessions: Big Country


Music is a powerful thing. It can make us laugh, dance, or even cry. It’s a poetry of harmony and melody that seems to pierce the very soul. 1,323 more words


Thursday 16th January: Celtic Connections Commences

One of Glasgow’s most unique festivals – Celtic Connections – started today with its Opening Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, featuring violinist Nicola Benedetti alongside fellow musicians including Julie Fowlis, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham. 109 more words


Little pedal, no tootle (but a bit of a fiddle instead)

Today’s picture is another from my sister Susan’s phone camera and shows the elaborate gates to the Smithfield Market in London.  She has ventured into the world of blogging herself and you can find her… 753 more words


Tuesday 17th September 2013 17/08/2013

Woke up at 10:00 and was rather cold now that autumn is on the way and with the new position for my bed against the coldest wall which was not perhaps the best idea , now that I think about it . 671 more words

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham - April 2013

Experience: 9/10

Venue: Hawth Studio

Date: Monday 8th April 2013

This was another great concert in the Hawth’s studio, fast becoming a favourite venue. We hadn’t seen this duo live before – I saw Silly Wizard many years ago at the Edinburgh Folk Festival – but the Transatlantic Sessions on the Beeb certainly whetted our appetite, as well as introducing us to a much wider range of folk musicians. 527 more words


Universal Hall, Findhorn, events in August

When you are in Findhorn,  you must check to see what is on at the Universal Hall, a beautiful performance space in the heart of the Findhorn Foundation. 963 more words

St. Anne's Reel

Turkey Creek String Band plays St. Anne’s Reel.

Jerry Douglas joins the fiddle with his dobro in this version.

Liam Clancy sings the Ballad of St. 9 more words